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Work shoes/boots

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LawnExperts, Jun 30, 2019.

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  1. KerbDMK

    KerbDMK LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,574

    I have a pair. I like them. The tongue is a little different. They're a little like lacing up my old ice skates, one or two too many eyelets.

    The rubber tread compound is very grippy on turf, that's nice. They are light and breath well. I like the toe cover but it's not a safety toe.

    I'm retired now so I don't know how long they will last in commercial use. I wear them for 3 or 4 hours of yard work at a time and my feet don't get sore. After all the time I've spent on my feet over the years that's saying something.

    Anybody else tried them?
     
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  2. m_ice

    m_ice LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Messages: 238

    Merrills everyday except when a heavier boot is needed then it's the Timberland Pro.
    Also, I have plantar fasciitis and have weened myself off of wearing the prutalis (???) insoles with either.
     
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  3. On a call

    On a call LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,690

    How about keeping your feet dry...while spraying or walking in puddles ?

    What works best ???
     
  4. K c m

    K c m LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,841

    1. Hoffman 12” pole climbers
    2. Carolina anything logger.
    3. Carolina lightnin (don’t wear them much cutting but when i do they are like slippers with steel toe
     
  5. On a call

    On a call LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,690

    Good post...
     
  6. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,658

    What are steel toes ? Way too much walking for that here. Let the admonishments and outrage of the collective begin.

    Sketchers GoWalks

    Free your feet.
     
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  7. leighton73

    leighton73 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Breathable hiking boots, I use Keen.
     
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  8. Cam15

    Cam15 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,099

    My dad swears by his sketchers boots
     
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  9. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,074

    I haven't worn steel toed boots in probably 25 years or more.
     
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  10. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,658

    None here either. Not doing hardscaping or landscaping of any type. Strictly mow. Pushers or Walks. Walking all day. No thanks
     
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